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Watch brave patients tell their stories of health problems; meet the doctors who saved their lives. Learn about new surgeries, treatments, medical innovations taking place at UVA Health.

Michael needed a liver transplant. A living donor saved his life.
Living Liver Donation: A Father and Daughter’s Story
Patient Stories, Videos 7/30/2015

When Michael Cox was diagnosed with cryptogenic liver failure in the fall of 2010, his family was told he needed to be put on the waiting list — without a transplant, his life expectancy was less than five years. His daughter, Shana, was immediately tested to become a living liver…

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Throwback Thursday: Opening the Battle Building (Video)
News & Events, Videos 6/18/2015

One year ago this week, one of UVA's most colorful buildings officially opened for business. The Battle Building at UVA Children's Hospital brings pediatric primary care and dozens of pediatric specialties under one roof. We've got more to celebrate this year: The building was just recognized for sustainability with a…

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#MyHospital: Sharing How UVA Gives Back [VIDEO] video post
People of UVA, Videos 5/15/2015

“What does my hospital bring to the community?” Last week, the American Hospital Association encouraged hospitals to answer this question through videos and photos and share on social media. We talked to four Health System employees with vastly different jobs. Watch what they had to say.

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7 Quick Questions: Meet Dr. Winston Gwathmey video post
People of UVA, Videos 5/7/2015

Ever wonder what your doctor or health provider does outside the exam room? Our 7 Quick Questions series gives you a personal glimpse into the people of UVA. Winston Gwathmey, MD, specializes in sports medicine and hip arthroscopy. He is a team physician for UVA and James Madison athletics as well as several…

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Babies, The Heimlich and Celiac Disease: January 2015 Roundup [VIDEO]
News & Events, Videos 2/6/2015

[caption id="attachment_9108" align="alignright" width="200"] Have celiac disease? Lentils are gluten-free and add texture and protein to your meals.[/caption] These three things don’t sound related, but we wrote about all of them in January 2015, and then some. For celiac disease sufferers, avoiding gluten is essential. One writer shared her personal…

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Watch MLK Day at the Health System [VIDEO] video post
People of UVA, Videos 1/23/2015

For many, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was more than a holiday from work and school. Middle and high school students spent their afternoon learning about health care careers, even getting some hands-on practice in the School of Nursing's simulation center. Afterward, UVA hosted a program on diversity in healthcare…

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Healthy Holiday Tips and More: December Roundup [VIDEO]
News & Events, Videos 1/2/2015

In December the blog featured posts about the holiday season with healthy tips, recipes and more. We hope you had a wonderful holiday season, and we wish you a very happy and healthy 2015! The annual Lights of Love celebration kicked off the holiday season at UVA Children's Hospital. The…

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Watch A Children’s Hospital Patient Light Our Tree [VIDEO] video post
Kids, Videos 12/17/2014

Santa and 2-year-old Children's Hospital patient Wes Chang co-starred at last week's Lights of Love celebration, an annual tradition to ring in the holiday season. We also had guest appearances from: RN Anna Dietrich-Covington Hospital chaplain Yoshiya Takahashi Medical Center CEO Pamela Sutton-Wallace The Charlottesville High School choirs Watch us…

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A Terminal Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Diagnosis [VIDEO] video post
Patient Stories, Videos 9/25/2014

Luck was not on Jim Bryant’s side. He was diagnosed with mantle cell lymphoma, a rare blood cancer that accounts for only about five percent of non-Hodgkin lymphomas. Although mantle cell lymphoma is most common in men over 60, and Bryant fell into that category, he was still told he…

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